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anarthria

[an-ahr-three-uh] /ænˈɑr θri ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
loss of articulate speech.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Neo-Latin, perhaps via German; see an-1, arthr-, -ia
Related forms
anarthric
[an-ahr-thrik] /ænˈɑr θrɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anarthric

anarthria

/ænˈɑːθrɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) loss of the ability to speak coherently
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from Greek anarthros lacking vigour, from an- + arthros joint
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anarthric in Medicine

anarthria an·ar·thri·a (ān-är'thrē-ə)
n.
Loss of the motor ability that enables speech.

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